Harry Ike “Bernstein” Bernsen

Harry Ike “Bernstein” Bernsen

Birth
Indiana, USA
Death 22 Dec 1950 (aged 74)
Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 143911721 · View Source
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Harry Ike Bernstein: (WWI Draft Registration Card).
Harry Bernstein: (1900/1910/1920/1930/1940 Census & 1921 Dir. & Cook Co., IL Marriage & Obituary).
Harry Bernsteim: (Cook Co., IL Marriage).
Harry Bernson: (CDI - but lists father as Bernsen).

b. 9 Nov 1876, in Indiana. (WWI Draft Regis. Card & SSDI).
b. Sept. 1876. (1900 Census).
b. in Indiana. (1900/19201930/1940 Census & CDI).
m.(1) 15 Nov 1905, Chicago, Cook Co., IL. Bertha Sandberg. (Cook Co., IL Marriage). Ended prior to 1913.
m.(2) 26 May 1913, Chicago, Cook Co., IL, Pearl Block. (Cook Co., IL Marriage).
d. 22 Dec 1950, Los Angeles Co., CA.
Burial: ?


1-1876: Family was in Indiana where their son Harry was born.

4-1880: Residence in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois when his sister Alice was born.


1900 U. S. Federal Census (June 2): Chicago Ward 22, Cook County, Illinois
US Fed. Census, Chicago, Dist. 668
Roll: T623 272; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 668.
(Indexed as Riche Bernstein)

Riche Bernstein (Looks like it could be Richea), Head, White/Female, b. Mar 1852, age 48, Widowed, # children born: 7, children living 6, b. Germany, Father b. Ger., Mother b. Ger., immigration 1870, 30 yrs. here, Occupation: Cook, Education: can read, write, speak English: all yes

Leo Bernstein, Son, W/M, b. Sept. 1874, age 25, Single, b. Ohio, Father b. Ger., Mother b. Ger, Occupation: Bartender, read, write and speak English: all yes

Harry Bernstein, Son, W/M, b. Sept. 1876, age 23, Single, b. Indiana, Father b. Germany, Mother b. Germany, Occupation Gold Beater, r, w, speak English: all yes

Louis Bernstein, Son, W/M, b. April?, 1883, age 17, Single, b. Illinois, Father b. Ger., Mother b. Ger., Occupation Gold Beater, r, w, and speak English: all yes

Mark Bernstein, Son, W/M, b. Jan. 1885, age 15, Single, b. Illinois, Father b. Ger., Mother b. Ger., Occupation: Book Binder, r, w, and speak English: all yes

Alice Mc Ginnis, Daughter, W/F, b. April 1880, age 20, married 2 yrs., # children: 1, # children living: 1, b. Illinois, Father b. Ger., Mother b. Ger., no occupation listed

Frank Mc Ginnis, son-in-law, W/M, b. July 1876, married 2 yrs, b. VT, Father b. VT, mother b. IL, occupation: Actor, r, w and speak English: all yes

Frank Mc Ginnis, Jr., grandson, W/M b. Mar. 1899, age 1, single, b. IL, Father b. VT, Mother b. IL


m.(1) 15 Nov 1905, Chicago, Cook Co., IL. Bertha Sandberg. (Cook Co., IL Marriage). Ended between 1910-1913.


Cook County, Illinois, Marriage Index 1871-1920
Name: Harry Bernsteim
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1876
Marriage Type: Marriage
Marriage Date: 15 Nov 1905
Marriage Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Spouse Name: Bertha Sandberg
Spouse Age: 25
Spouse Gender: Female
FHL Film Number: 1030394


1910 U. S. Federal Census: 25-Wd, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
US Federal Census 1910
Series_Roll T624_268, Chicago, Part 1, Page 204A,
Street name unreadable, enumerated 22 April,
House, 727, Dwelling 77, Family 212

SANDBERG, SOPHIA, Head, Female, White, Age 65, Widow, # of children 8, # of children living 8, b. Sweden, Father b. Sweden, Mother b. Sweden, Year of Immigration 1883, Able to Speak English Yes, Occupation None, Able to Read Yes, Able to Write Yes, Rent, House.

" RODDA, Daughter, Female, White, Age 32, Single, b. Sweden, Father b. Sweden, Mother b.Sweden, Year of Immigration 1883, Able to Speak English Yes, Occupation Operator - Shore, W, At Work 4-15 No, Able to Read Yes, Able to Write Yes, # of farm schedule 5, -7, -4, 6.

" AL. R., Son, Male, White, Age 24, Single, b. IL, Father b. Sweden, Mother b. Sweden, Able to Speak English Yes, Occupation Actor - Vaudeville, W, At Work 4-15 No, 0, 0, 6, X.

" OTTO, Son, Male, White, Age 22, Single, b. IL, Father b. Sweden, Mother b. Sweden, Able to Speak English Yes, Occupation AZ. Tracer - Railroad, W, At Work 4-15 No, 10, 7, X, 5.

BERNSTEIN, HARRY, Son-in-law, Male, White, Age 33, Marriage 1, Years at present marriage 5, b. Indiana, Father b. Germany, Mother b. Germany, Able to Speak English Yes, Occupation Manager - Saloon, W, At Work 4-15 No, 1, 6, 7, X.

" BERTHA, Daughter, Female, White, Age 31, Marriage 1, Years of present marriage 5, b. Sweden, Father b. Sweden, Mother b. Sweden, Year of Immigration 1883, Able to Speak English Yes, Occupation None.

PETRES (?), William F., Son-in-law, Male, White, Age 29, Marriage 1, Years at present marriage 6, b. England, Father b. UN, Mother b. UN, Year of Immigration 1883, No, Able to Speak English Yes, Occupation Actor - Vaudeville, W, At Work 4-15 No, 0, 0, 6, X.

" ANNA, Daughter, Female, White, Age 26, Marriage 1, # of years of present marriage 6, # of children 1, # of children living 1, b. IL, Father b. Sweden, Mother b. Sweden, Able to Speak English Yes, Occupation None.

" RICHARD, Grandson, Male, White, Age 3, Single, b. Illinois, Father b. England, Mother b. Illinois, Occupation None.

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Bet 1910-1913: The marriage to Bertha ended.

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m.(2) 26 May 1913, Chicago, Cook Co., IL, Pearl Block. (Cook Co., IL Marriage).
They had five children: Helen, William "Bill" Victor, Jacques, Harry, Jr., and Jerome J.

Cook County, Illinois, Marriages Index 1871-1920
Name: Pearl Block
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1890
Marriage Type: Marriage
Marriage Date: 26 May 1913
Marriage Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Spouse Name: Harry Bernstein
Spouse Age: 36
Spouse Gender: Male
FHL Film Number: 1030546


Pearl was a chef for well-known movie stars and would cook in their home (long before TV).


9-12-1918:
World War I Draft Registration Card B, 1917-1918
1229, A3844, 12-2-26-C
Name: Harry Ike Bernstein
Address: 3628 Rokaby (?), Chicago, Cook, Ill.
Age: 41
Birth Date: Nov. 9, 1876
Race: White
U.S. Citizen: Native Born
Occupation: Saloon Keeper
Employer: Guinther & Bernstein Parkview Cafe
Employer's Address: 1554 N. Clark, Chicago, Cook, Ill.
Nearest Relative: Mrs. Pearl Bernstein wife - 3628 Rokaby (?), Chicago, Cook, Ill.
Signature: Harry I. Bernstein
City: Chicago
County: Cook
State: Illinois
Roll: 1613575
DraftBoard: 54
Height: Medium
Build: Medium
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Dark
Disabilities: No
Signature of Registrar: Roy F. Weliska
Date: 9-12-1918


1920 U. S. Federal Census: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
US Fed. Census, EN 1420
Roll T625_343, Chicago, Page 2A, enumerated 3 & 5 January
Rokeby Street, House 3628, Dwelling 15, Family 35

BERNSTEIN, HARRY, Head, Own Home, Mortgaged, Male White, Age 42, Married, Able to Read Yes, Able to Write Yes, Birthplace Indiana, Father's Birthplace Germany, Father's Mother Tongue German, Mother's Birthplace Germany, Mother's Mother Tongue German, Able to Speak English Yes, Occupation: Saloon - Own Shop, W, 974.

" PEARL, Wife, Female, While, Age 29, Married, Birthplace Ohio, Father's Birthplace France, Father's Mother Tongue German, Mother's Birthplace Germany, Mother's Mother Tongue German, Able to Speak English Yes, Occupation None.

" HELMA, Daughter, Female, White, Age 5, Single, Birthplace Illinois, Father's Birthplace Indiana, Mother's Birthplace Ohio, Able to Speak English, Yes, Occupation None.

" WILLIAM, Son, Male, White, Age 4-6/12, Single, Birthplace Ohio, Father's Birthplace Indiana, Mother's Birthplace Ohio, Able to Speak English, Yes, Occupation None.

" JACQUES, Son, Male, White, Age 2-7/12, Single, Birthplace Illinois, Father's Birthplace Indiana, Mother's Birthplace Ohio, Able to Speak English, Yes, Occupation None.


1921: U.S. City Directories
Name: Regina Bernstein
Gender: Female
Residence Year: 1921
Street address: 3B9 W 36th pi
Residence Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Spouse: Victor Bernstein
Publication Title: Los Angeles, California, City Directory, 1921
"BERNSTEIN, see also Burnstein and Burnstein"
"Harry shoe repr 2113 Brooklyn av h327 N Chicago"
"Mark electr h4213 S Grand av"
"Maurice V slsmn Brooks Sewing Mach Co r229 W 25th"
"Regina wid Victor h1359 W 36th pl"


8-18-1924: Harry & Pearl's daughter Helen Bernstein who was born 1914 died in 1924 so she is not listed in 1930 census along with the family.


1930 U. S. Federal Census (April 10): Dist. 1720, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Roll T624, Chicago, enumerated 10 April
3698 Reta (?) Avenue, (Boarding House), Dwelling 68, Family 205

BERNSTEIN, HARRY, Head, Rents at $90, has Radio set, Male, White, Age 53, Married, Age at first marriage 35, Attend School No, Able to Read & Write Yes, Birthplace Indiana, Father's Birthplace Poland, Mother's Birthplace Germany, Code 60, 40, 0, Occupation Proprietor at Gas Station, Code 8989, Class of Worker Employer, Actually worked yesterday Yes, Veteran No.

" PEARL, Wife H, Female, White, Age 39, Age at first marriage 21, Attend School No, Able to Read & Write Yes, Birthplace Ohio, Father's Birthplace France, Mother's Birthplace Germany, Code 59, 12, 0, Occupation None.

" WILLIAM, Son, Male, White, Age 14, Single, Attend School Yes, Able to Read & Write Yes, Birthplace Ohio, Father's Birthplace Indiana, Mother's Birthplace Ohio, Code 59, Occupation None.

" JACQUES, Son, Male, White, Age 10, Single, Attend School Yes, Able to Read & Write Yes, Birthplace Illinois, Father's Birthplace Indiana, Mother's Birthplace Ohio, Code 61, Occupation None.

" HARRY, JR., Son, Male, White, Age 4, Single, Attend School No, Birthplace Illinois, Father's Birthplace Indiana, Mother's Birthplace Ohio, Code 61, Occupation None.

" JEROME J., Son, Male, White, Age 2, Birthplace Illinois, Father's Birthplace Indiana, Mother's Birthplace Ohio, Code 61, Occupation None.


1935: Residence: La Grange, Cook County, Illinois. (1940 Census).


1940 U. S. Federal Census (April 20): Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Street: Sheridan Road
House Number: 709
Visitation Number: 102
Home Owned or Rented: Rented
Monthly Rent: $42.50
Live on a Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: La Grange, Cook County, Illinois
Residence in 1935: La Grange, Cook County, Illinois
Sheet Number: 15B
Indexed in error as: Blontein

Harry Bernstein, Head, Relationship Code 0, Male, White, Age 63, Married, Attended School or College - No, Attended School or College - No, Attended School or College - No, Highest Grade Completed - Elementary school 3rd Grade, Code 3, Birthplace Indiana, Code 60, Residence in 1935 - La Grange, Cook County, Illinois, Code 6X35, At Private Employment Week of Mar 24-30 Yes, -- -- -- --, Code 1, Hours Worked 48, Occupation Doorman - Theatre, Private Worker, Code 770 9V 1, Weeks Worked in 1939 - 26, Income in 1939 - $500, Income Other Sources - No.

Pearl Bernstein, Wife, Relationship Code 1, Female, White, Age 49, Married, Attended School or College - No, Attended School or College - No, Highest Grade Completed - High school 1 year, Code 9, Birthplace Ohio, Code 59, Residence in 1935 - La Grange, Cook County, Illinois, Code 6X35, At Private Employment Week of Mar 24-30 No, At Public Employment No, Seeking Work No, Has a Job No, Other Work - Housework, Code 5, Weeks Worked in 1939 - 0, Income in 1939 - $0, Income Other Sources - No.

William Bernstein, Son, Relationship Code 2, Male, White, Age 24, Single, Attended School or College - No, Attended School or College - No, Highest Grade Completed - High school 3 years, Code 20, Birthplace Ohio, Code 59, Residence in 1935 - La Grange, Cook County, Illinois, Code 6X35, At Private Employment Week of Mar 24-30 Yes, -- -- -- --, Code 1, Hours Worked 48, Occupation Attendant - Gas Station, Private Worker, Code 416 7V 1, Weeks Worked in 1939 - 52, Income in 1939 - $1,200, Income Other Sources - No.

Jack Bernstein, Son, Relationship Code 2, Male, White, Age 22, Single, Attended School or College - No, Highest Grade Completed - High school 3 years, Code 20, Birthplace Illinois, Code 61, Residence in 1935 - La Grange, Cook County, Illinois, Code 6X35, At Private Employment Week of Mar 24-30 Yes, -- -- -- --, Code 1, Hours Worked 45, Occupation Artist - Commercial Studio, Working on Own Account, Code V00 83 4, Weeks Worked in 1939 - 52, Income in 1939 - $0, Income Other Sources - No.

Harry Bernstein, Son, Relationship Code 2, Male, White, Age 14, Single, Attended School or College - Yes, Highest Grade Completed - Elementary school, 8th Grade, Code 8, Birthplace Illinois, Code 61, Residence in 1935 - La Grange, Cook County, Illinois, Code 6X35, At Private Employment Week of Mar 24-30 No, At Public Employment No, Seeking Work No, Has a Job No, Other Work - Student, Code 6, Weeks Worked in 1939 - 0, Income in 1939 - $0, Income Other Sources - No.

Jerome Bernstein, Son, Relationship Code 2, Male, White, Age 12, Attended School or College - Yes, Highest Grade Completed - Elementary school, 4th Grade, Code 4, Birthplace Illinois, Code 61, Residence in 1935 - La Grange, Cook County, Illinois, Code 6X35.

Emil Block, Father-in-law, Relationship Code 3, Male, White, Age 79, Widowed, Attended School or College - No, Highest Grade Completed - Elementary school, 8th Grade, Code 8, Birthplace France, Code 11, Residence in 1935 - Same Place [Chicago, Cook County, Illinois], Live on a Farm No, Code XOXO, At Private Employment Week of Mar 24-30 No, At Public Employment No, Seeking Work No, Has a Job No, Other Work - Unable to Work, Code 7, Weeks Worked in 1939 - 0, Income in 1939 - $0, Income Other Sources - Yes.


Early 1940s Harry changed his surname to Bernsen.


d. 22 Dec 1950: Harry Ike Bernstein Bernsen died on 12-22-1950. in Los Angeles County, California.


California Death Index, 1940-1997:
Name: BERNSON, HARRY
Social Security #: 358-05-3870
Sex: MALE
Birth Date: 9 Nov 1876
Birthplace: INDIANA
Death Date: 22 Dec 1950
Death Place: LOS ANGELES
Mother's Maiden Name: HESS
Father's Surname: BERNSEN


1950: Obituary: Los Angeles County, Calfiornia, Los Angeles Times:
"Deaths, funeral Announcements"
"BERNSEN, Harry, husband of Pearl Bernsen, father of William, Jack, Harry Jr. and Jerome Bersen.
Services private. Please emit flowers. Reed Bros., Tapley & Geiger, directors."





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